Recipes

Awesome Food For Easy Weight Loss

Awesome Food For Easy Weight Loss

​A lot of people think that changing your diet to lose weight means that you will be eating bland, boring meals every day. But, that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are plenty of ingredients around that can help you lose weight – and […]

Superfoods that Can Satisfy Your Craving for Comfort Food

Superfoods that Can Satisfy Your Craving for Comfort Food

Good Morning! How are your new year’s resolutions going?  We are after all 16 weeks into 2017! I am sure some of your resolutions involved health, weight loss and therefore food; but I would be willing to bet my last chocolate-chip cookie that at least […]

Swiss Chard, Oak-smoked tomato & Roasted Onion Pappardelle

Swiss Chard, Oak-smoked tomato & Roasted Onion Pappardelle

Delicious ‘Swiss Chard, Oak-smoked tomato & Roasted Onion Pappardelle’ by Chef Craig Thomson at The Perch Inn, Oxford. Ingredients: 300g pappardelle 2 tablespoons olive oil 1small onion, thinly sliced 4 cloves garlic, sliced 2 bunches Swiss chard, stems discarded and leaves cut into 1-inch strips Salt […]

13 Detox Juices To Drink Yourself Clean

13 Detox Juices To Drink Yourself Clean

These juice recipes serve 2 and take 10 minutes to prepare. Simply place all ingredients into your juicer and serve chilled. Green juices are my favourite. I avoid juicing a lot of fruit because of its high sugar content. My top tip is to drink […]

13 Treats That Just Taste Better, When Frozen

13 Treats That Just Taste Better, When Frozen

Although it may be hard to imagine right now, spring and summer will be here before you know it. On those sweltering days when you just can’t seem to beat the heat and slush beverages just won’t do the trick, there are frozen treats that […]

The International Carrot Day

The International Carrot Day

The International Carrot Day or the Carrot Day is celebrated every year on April 4th and is the pinnacle for carrot lovers all around the world. It is the day when the carrot is celebrated through carrot parties and other carrot related festivities. I like […]

Chicken in a creamy mushroom sauce

Chicken in a creamy mushroom sauce

Inspired by one of my favourite movies; Julie & Julia and Le Cordon Bleu. Ingredients Bertolli with butter 2 chicken breasts, skinless and trimmed (200g/7oz each) ½ onion, finely chopped ½ leek chopped 1 fat garlic clove, crushed 100g mixed or chestnut mushrooms, sliced 250ml […]

​Bake your own Summer Pimm’s Cake

​Bake your own Summer Pimm’s Cake

For many, one of the highlight to summer is being able to sit back in the glorious sunshine, relax and sip on a refreshing glass of Pimm’s. Well, how amazing would it be to create a cake, oozing with Pimm’s? Very. Here’s a fabulous recipe […]

​Don’t Throw Out That Wine…Make Wine Slushies, The New Summer Crave

​Don’t Throw Out That Wine…Make Wine Slushies, The New Summer Crave

Although red wine ages a little better than white, typically once a bottle is opened it starts to lose its luster. If you add up how much wine you throw out on a yearly basis, you will probably find that you have tossed as much […]

International Waffle Day

International Waffle Day

Did you know today is the International Waffle Day??!!  Waffle Day began in Sweden as Våffeldagen, actually due to confusion between the Swedish “vårfrudagen” meaning “Our Lady’s Day” which falls on the same date. The day historically marks the beginning of spring and is celebrated […]